Master Data Management provides secure data analysis with the Okera partnership

SAN FRANCISCO, January 10, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Master Data Management, an African data management company, has entered into a reseller and implementation partnership with Okera, Inc, the universal data authorization company. The partnership will see Masterdata sell and implement the Okera Dynamic Access Platform (ODAP) in sub-Saharan Africa.

“We see universal data authorization as the missing piece of the governance puzzle, especially with the growing adoption of the cloud,” said Gary Allemann, Managing Director of Master Data Management. “Okera frees data for BI and self-service analytics, without compromising privacy.”

ODAP is designed to help businesses minimize security risks and ensure compliance with data privacy regulations, two key needs as businesses assess data protection and access control goals in a technological environment. rapidly changing.

Universal Data Authorization discovers and protects sensitive data in cloud, on-premises, or hybrid environments, making it particularly attractive to organizations looking to ensure personal data protection while modernizing their architectures.

“As data lakes increasingly house vital production data sets, a secure data access layer is essential to protect sensitive data and ensure compliance with evolving regulations,” said John F. Marchese, Vice President of Global Alliances and Partner Sales Channel at Okera. “Our partnership with Master Data Management will support African businesses with a simple and cost-effective way to create a comprehensive data analytics environment with the confidence that they are taking a responsible approach to managing information privacy. “

With Okera, organizations can:

  • Automate data discovery and classification.
  • Centrally define attribute-level access control policies and enforce them both on-premises and in the cloud.
  • Filter, mask, mask and tokenize sensitive data for each access request at run time
  • Understand who has access to sensitive data, and how and when they have used it.

About master data management
A BBBEE Tier 2 vendor, Master Data Management (MDM) combines education, consulting and technology to simplify data management with a focus on data integrity, data governance and compliance, data quality and the management of reference data. MDM leverages the international expertise and highly rated technologies of vendors including Precisely, MANTA and Silwood Technology to enhance fifteen years of local experience. Through a partnership with, MDM offers an internationally recognized data management program and CIMP (Certified Information Management Professional) accreditation. MDM’s solutions have helped clients in the financial services, retail, government, mining, manufacturing and telecommunications industries.

About Okera
Okera, the universal data authorization company, helps modern data-driven businesses accelerate innovation, minimize data security risks, and enforce data privacy regulations. The Okera dynamic access platform automatically enforces universal and precise access control policies. This enables employees, customers and partners to use data responsibly, while protecting them from inappropriate access to confidential, personally identifiable or regulated data. Okera’s strong audit capabilities and data usage intelligence deliver the real-time and historical information security, compliance and data delivery teams need to respond quickly to incidents, optimize processes and analyze the performance of enterprise data initiatives.

Okera began development in 2016 and now dynamically enables access to hundreds of petabytes of sensitive data for F100 companies and the world’s most demanding regulatory agencies. The company is headquartered at San Francisco and is backed by Bessemer Venture Partners, ClearSky Security and Felicis Ventures. For more information, visit or contact [email protected], or connect with the team on Facebook, LinkedIn or Twitter.


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